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NCJ Number: 134916 Find in a Library
Title: Danish Prisons
Corporate Author: Denmark Ministry of Justice
Dept of Prisons
Date Published: 1990
Page Count: 49
Sponsoring Agency: Denmark Ministry of Justice
1115 Copenhagen, Denmark
Type: Survey
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: Denmark
Annotation: This report describes the major open and closed prisons and the local jails operating in Denmark.
Abstract: Open prisons in Denmark include Horseroad State Prison, Gribskov State Prison, Jyderup State Prison, Sobysogaard State Prison, Renbaek State Prison, Mogelkaer State Prison, Norre Snede State Prison, Sonder Omme State Prison, Kaershovedgard State Prison, and Kragskovhede State Prison. Each entry in the report includes a brief background description and information on prison capacity, distribution criteria, clientele, staff, education, occupation, and special inmate programs. The country's closed prisons include Copenhagen Prisons, Vridsloselille State Prison, the Institution at Herstedvester, Nyborg State Prison, Ringe State Prison, and Horsens State Prison. General characteristics of Denmark's local jails are also described.
Main Term(s): Foreign correctional facilities; Foreign correctional systems
Index Term(s): Denmark
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